WordPress, is probably the most widely used open-source blogging, site-building, publishing and cms, (content management systems). With a strong extension and theme structure which allows for unlimited possibilities when creating a website. WordPress is a perfect Web 2.0 interface because it’s quite easy to use. It is pretty easy to download WordPress themes and plugins.

The software is fresh, but its roots and development go back to 2001. It is web based software program you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. It’s really a good piece of software. WordPress is by far the best blogging/CMS software out there.

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WP is also made by its online community, such as WordPress evaluators, several volunteers who check every launch. Prone to security attacks which in some cases can lead to downtime. WP has a robust plugin API that makes extending the code easy. It has no multi-million dollar marketing strategy or superstar sponsors.

A very easy and helpful blogging tool, completely customizable and can be used for almost anything. Already optimised for search engines right out of the box. The licensed comes under the GPL which was created to protect your freedoms. It is a website system that is run on the server of the hosting company, and is available in more than 70 languages.


A WordPress plugin is really a software program module which you “plug in” to WordPress platforms to give your website additional functionality. The plugins are open source, WordPress lets the community take part in the development of plugins to help aid web publishers. You can add them to your website from withing the template. Or download the plugins you might like to use and upload to your site later.

WP Themes.

A theme is an accumulation of web templates that allows your website to undertake a particular design, style and appearance. The theme consists of all of the different layouts from the pages along with your home page. Which might be your blog site or even a distinctive static layout. Additionally, it manages all of the colours and fonts you see when viewing a website.

Any theme can get the job bone to suit your needs so long as you like it the way it looks. Each theme will have to be kept up to date as you go along. A WP platforms automatically up-dates itself quite a bit. Click here an earlier article about Themes.

If you’re new to the Internet and creating a website.  You can download a WordPress theme or two from the official WP Themes website. Test how they look before deciding on the one you want to keep. If you download a WordPress Blog Theme, make sure you have the latest version.


If you’re looking for a website platform, few are better than WordPress and its complete flexibility to create any type of website.  Therefore, I can personally recommend using it as your main web platform.

What are you’re thoughts and experience using WordPress, put your comment below please